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Adding a leap second - should we be concerned?

Post 101

paulh. Antisocial distancing works a well as the Social kind

I could never get my chinchilla to dance. smiley - envy


Adding a leap second - should we be concerned?

Post 102

Baron Grim

Ladies and gentlemen, Tiki the Dancing Chinchilla

http://youtu.be/v9kbULIyvOs

and the Dancing Baby Chinchillas.

http://youtu.be/pgY0Q-6VLHU


Adding a leap second - should we be concerned?

Post 103

paulh. Antisocial distancing works a well as the Social kind

Skwirls!


Adding a leap second - should we be concerned?

Post 104

Baron Grim

Squirbles!


Adding a leap second - should we be concerned?

Post 105

paulh. Antisocial distancing works a well as the Social kind

Behind those cute round faces and eyes, there are diabolical, scheming minds smiley - evilgrin


Adding a leap second - should we be concerned?

Post 106

2legs - Hey, babe, take a walk on the wild side...

Oh.... Lordy.... they could be even more evil than the evil newts and frogs! the amphebians were just the start of the horror of the leap second! run for the hills smiley - run


Adding a leap second - should we be concerned?

Post 107

Baron Grim

Ah! I'm suddenly reminded of Foamy the Squirrel!

[NSFW]

http://youtu.be/iaFZ8au9fzY


Adding a leap second - should we be concerned?

Post 108

paulh. Antisocial distancing works a well as the Social kind

But 2Legs, you're the one with the chinchillas. I don't have any, so I'm probably safe.


Adding a leap second - should we be concerned?

Post 109

2legs - Hey, babe, take a walk on the wild side...

the loops of the leap second are expanding throughout the universe! its worse than anyone ever immagined! the leap second is expanding space-time itself, out, and inwards apon itself, warping the threads of the intangled matrix of existrance and space itself! the total general mish mash is compounding onto the waves of leap second time fluctuations! we're doomed! smiley - yikessmiley - geeksmiley - ermsmiley - panda


Adding a leap second - should we be concerned?

Post 110

paulh. Antisocial distancing works a well as the Social kind

It's not going to affect anything outside our own planet. Relax. Take your chinchillas and the tree on your balcony, and find somewhere safe that the leap second doesn't know exists. smiley - winkeye


Adding a leap second - should we be concerned?

Post 111

Baron Grim

I wonder what would happen if these loops of the leap second ever collided with the smiley - boing hoohenge stones smiley - boing of F1.


Adding a leap second - should we be concerned?

Post 112

Baron Grim

ACKH! F1 has been severed!


Adding a leap second - should we be concerned?

Post 113

2legs - Hey, babe, take a walk on the wild side...

F1 is gone! the leap second has ripped it assunda! help! we're doomed! doomed! doomed ! more doomed than Doomy McDoomDoom, winner of McDoom international five years in a row! smiley - run


Adding a leap second - should we be concerned?

Post 114

Baron Grim

I think I found it.


<./>F1</.>

(I had to find the thread to find that adding [<./>] F1 [</.>] (sans brackets) on either side of it makes it linky.)


smiley - boingsmiley - boing


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Post 115

Baron Grim

smiley - hamster


Adding a leap second - should we be concerned?

Post 116

paulh. Antisocial distancing works a well as the Social kind

Is the smiley - hamster doomed too, or is he immune to leap second devastation?


Adding a leap second - should we be concerned?

Post 117

2legs - Hey, babe, take a walk on the wild side...

Only the smiley - hamster s can save us now! and perhaps the smiley - pony too! quick, round up all the smiley - hamster s and put them on the smiley - pony s to let them ride to safety! I'll battle fof the leap second, using my smiley - spork to get time for the smiley - hamster s to escape with the smiley - pony s and smiley - fish and smiley - panda and smiley - badgersmiley - run


Adding a leap second - should we be concerned?

Post 118

paulh. Antisocial distancing works a well as the Social kind

If evil amphibians are the avatars of destruction, does that mean we're going to be flooded?

smiley - frogsmiley - frog


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Post 119

2legs - Hey, babe, take a walk on the wild side...

yes! hence we must move to the higher ground! Its the giant amphebian leap second flood of 2017! we're doomed! smiley - hamstersmiley - ponysmiley - badger


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Post 120

paulh. Antisocial distancing works a well as the Social kind

http://www.history.com/news/7-things-you-should-know-about-mount-everest

http://madisonmountaineering.com/k2/

http://mentalfloss.com/article/30757/5-mountains-deadlier-everest

You can have your choice of Scafell Pike or Ben Nevis.

if the world's leaders ever come to their senses, they will build handicapped access roads to the top of the highest mountain in every country that can afford the high cost of doing so. smiley - biggrin


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